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I've noticed that the lower level, behaviorally challenged classes in my school are given to the newer, non-tenured teachers. Why? If a teacher is good and experienced, should it matter if they teach lower or upper level? Or is education one of those "baptism by fire" professions? As a new teacher, I find it very discouraging.
Leah On 10/29/08, Alicia wrote: > I've noticed that the lower level, behaviorally challenged > classes in my school are given to the newer, non-tenured > teachers. Why? If a teacher is good and experienced, > should it matter if they teach lower or upper level? Or is > education one of those "baptism by fire" professions? As a > new te...See More
Oct 30, 2008
Hal Portner On 10/29/08, Alicia wrote: > I've noticed that the lower level, behaviorally challenged > classes in my school are given to the newer, non-tenured > teachers. Why? If a teacher is good and experienced, > should it matter if they teach lower or upper level? Or is education one of those "baptism by fire" professions? As a new teacher, I f...See More
Oct 30, 2008
suzy It is disconcerting to read the posts. The children should come first...their needs, requirements. A brand new teacher should have a mentor and team assistance. Difficult children are best served by qualified caring teachers. This can be a new teacher (perhaps just one of two of these kiddos) or an experienced one. New teachers should not be given ...See More
Nov 1, 2008


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